CEO of the Week

CEO of the Week: Dave Pulis, CEO of ZBX Exchange

Dave Pulis is a finance veteran with over fourteen years of trading experience. His background includes institutional trading at Exante, previously he served as Director at EuroMed Capital. In his early career, Pulis was a visiting lecturer at the University of Malta delivering lectures on Edward de Bono's Lateral Thinking, Creativity and Innovation tolls. Throughout his career, Dave has been responsible for structuring multiple institutional trading setups for banks, high-frequency traders, family offices and proprietary traders. He has been instrumental in setting up multiple crypto asset funds used by institutions and individual investors.


Executive Profile 

Name:  Dave Pulis

Born: 4th June, 1983

Marital status: In a relationship

Family: No Children


Car: Nissan Qashqai 

School/Education: Bachelor of Commerce and Masters in Innovation 

First job: Bartender

Current job & company: CEO of ZBX exchange

Favourite pastime: Sports shooting

Favourite book: Flash Boys by Michael Lewis (High Frequency trading)

Favourite film: Limitless

Favourite music: Trap music for adrenaline and Country music to chill

Favourite gadget: My phone for work and online shopping/entertainment. The only thing it doesn’t do is toast.

Last holiday:  2000km drive through the Moroccan desert, cities and mountains 

Favourite quote: “To be good, and to do good, is all we have to do.” John Adams

Role models/heroes: Warren Buffet, a true value investor

Best advice that I have ever received: You risk losing more if you don’t take risks


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What does a typical day in your life look like?

Answer emails, workout at the gym and head to the office

What business issues are high on your agenda?

Listing value projects on ZBX that highlight great use cases of blockchain technology

What motivates you to get to the office in the morning?

Working in the fast-paced and most exciting industry in the world makes jumping out of bed fairly easy



My Malta

My favourite location: Gozo. Great way to unwind after a long week.

My favourite local food: My mother’s filled artichokes

My favourite dining experience: Small, quiet restaurants off the beaten track

My favourite nightspot: Seaside star gazing, away from the hustle and bustle


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